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Peggy Greb, USDA/ARS

(Apple, Cider Apple, Empire Apple, Red Eating Apple)

Introduced in 1966 by the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York, this cross between 'Red Delicious' and 'McIntosh' is a reliable producer of handsome, tasty apples. Ripening in late summer and early fall, the medium-sized, spherical fruits have yellow skin overlaid with lustrous deep red. The creamy-white flesh of this dessert or cider apple is crisp, sweet, and juicy. The fruits keep for several months. This cultivar bears heavy annual crops on strong vigorous upright...

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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple, Dessert Apple)

Originating in Esopus, New York, before 1800, this favorite of Thomas Jefferson is still unsurpassed as a dessert apple. Ripening in late summer and early fall, the medium to large, spherical to conical fruits have yellow skin heavily overlaid with red and orange. The fragrant, fine-grained, yellow flesh of this dessert or cooking apple is crisp, tender, juicy, and highly flavorful. The fruits keep for several months. This cultivar bears moderate crops on open, spreading, disease-prone trees. Although...

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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple, Dessert Apple)

Cultivated in the eastern United States since the late eighteenth century, 'Fall Pippin' is still among the best apples for cooking and eating. Ripening in late summer and early fall, the large, spherical to conical fruits have thin transparent yellow skin with many small pale dots. The fragrant, fine-grained, yellow flesh of this dessert or culinary apple is firm, tender, very juicy, and highly flavorful. The fruits keep for several months. The large, spreading trees have drooping branches and are...

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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple, Dessert Apple)

Originating in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in the early nineteenth century, 'Fallawater' was once widely grown for its large long-keeping apples. Ripening very late in the season, the spherical, often slightly flattened fruits have dull green skin, blushed rose-pink. The grainy yellow flesh of this cooking apple is firm, crisp, tender, juicy, and somewhat bland. The fruits keep for several months. Annual and often heavy bearers, the trees are vigorous and upright. Plant another apple variety nearby...

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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple, Cooking Apple, Dessert Apple)

Possibly originating in Quebec in the seventeenth century, 'Fameuse' (also known as 'Snow') is still prized for its exceptional cold hardiness and its handsome flavorful apples. Ripening in early fall, the small, globular or slightly flattened fruits have greenish yellow skin heavily overlaid with red blushing and streaking. The fragrant white flesh of this dessert or cider apple is tender, juicy, and very tasty. The fruits do not last long in storage, and are highly susceptible to scab. The vigorous...

(Apple, Fireside Apple, Red Eating Apple)

Introduced by the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station in 1943, this cross between 'McIntosh' and 'Longfield' is well worth growing for its cold-hardiness, disease resistant, and flavorful long-keeping apples. Ripening in late summer and early fall, the large conical fruits have greenish yellow skin heavily streaked and blushed with red. The pale greenish yellow flesh of this dessert or baking apple is crisp, juicy, and sweet/tart. The scab-resistant fruits keep well in storage. The vigorous...

(Apple, Cider Apple, Freedom Apple, Red Cooking Apple, Red Eating Apple)

Introduced in New York in 1983, this hybrid of 'Macoun' and 'Antonovka' bears tasty, multi-purpose apples on vigorous, cold-hardy, disease-resistant trees. Ripening in early fall, the medium to large fruits have yellowish green skin heavily streaked and blushed with red. The flesh of this dessert, cooking, or cider apple is firm, crisp, juicy, and sweet/tart. The fruits keep well for several weeks. The vigorous upright densely branching trees are reliable bearers, and are resistant to scab, fireblight,...

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Scott Bauer, USDA/ARS

(Apple, Eating Apple, Fuji Apple)

Bred in Japan in the 1940s, with 'Red Delicious' as one parent, 'Fuji' is an apple of large size, yellow skin webbed with red, and crisp, sweet, flavorful flesh. Surpassed by more recent apples in many commercial orchards, 'Fuji' nonetheless accounts for over 70% of China's apple harvest. Like all domestic apples, its ancestry goes back to a species of apple from southwestern Asia. The tree is productive and vigorous, the crops are large, and most people enjoy the flavor of the fruits.

Whitish-pink,...

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Mark Kane

(Apple, Eating Apple, Gala Apple)

The apple cultivar 'Gala' has gained wide popularity for its attractive fruits and their eating quality. The tree has a rounded to oval canopy and, like all domestic apples, originates from a species of apple native to southwestern Asia.

In spring, it offers sweet, fragrant flowers of light pink to white, and in fall rewards us with medium-sized, crisp, highly aromatic, sweet, juicy apples in red-yellow hues. These are harvested from late summer to early fall but lose flavor in storage. This...

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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple, Red Apple)

Possibly originating in Virginia in the eighteenth century, 'Gilpin' is grown for its exceptionally long-keeping apples. Ripening in fall, the small to medium, rounded fruits have thick greenish yellow skin heavily striped or blushed with red. The grainy, creamy yellow flesh of this cooking apple is hard at first, becoming crisp, tender, and juicy after 2 or more months in storage. The rounded, rather sparsely branched trees bear heavily in alternate years. Plant 'Gilpin' near another apple for cross-pollination....